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Zindagi Naa Milegi Dobara

I saw ZNMD few weeks back and liked it. I read some reviews that made comments on the actors' performance and tried to compare the movie with "Dil Chahta Hai". All this is quite unnecessary, if we realize that we can appreciate something only by experiencing it all by itself and not in comparison with something else.Most people dislike message oriented movies, especially if the message is delivered in a preachy manner. "Hi, cut all this crap. Give me something entertaining" is the attitude. We are so filled with our ego that it does not like if someone tries to teach things. So this movie chose the right approach of conveying the message in a subtle and mild manner. The message, as I understood, is - "Banish all fear. Live your life to the fullest." Let us think about this.Fear is a popular word in the spiritual/philosophical circles. The great sage Vivekananda often said that the message of Vedas and Upanishads is - "Be fearless". One Upani…